The QAnon-endorsing lawmaker touted her proposed Fire Fauci Act with an eyebrow-raising tweet. “At his direction, shutdowns & masks are ruining our country, for what appears to be a man-made virus that Fauci paid for with our money,” wrote Greene, who has been stripped of committee assignments by fellow House members for endorsing violence against Democrats and promoting conspiracy theories about mass killings.
We must pass my bill,The Fire Fauci Act.No one elected Dr Fauci. He is the highest paid federal employee.At his direction, shutdowns & masks are ruining our country, for what appears to be a man made virus that Fauci paid for with our money.https://t.co/Qn0KeFi4Cr
— Marjorie Taylor Greene 🇺🇸 (@mtgreenee) May 11, 2021
Greene conveniently failed to mention that Fauci, as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser, can only recommend public health measures.
Critics chastized Greene for the post, which continues her display of willful ignorance.
The Mad (MAGA) Hatter!Who knew Delusional Disorder was such a highly communicable disease?More virulent and deadly than COVID-19! https://t.co/UjcHM54CDR
— Susann's Soapbox (@Susann_Sayz) May 11, 2021
Give Greene credit. She brings the malice and idiocy with stunning consistency. https://t.co/9qFaX8DJdT
— Michael Freeman (@michaelpfreeman) May 11, 2021
@GOPLeader and @HouseGOP trying to oust @RepLizCheney yet continue to support #QAnonCult Republicans like @mtgreenee. This isn't the same @GOP most conservative Americans joined. Time to leave the party… https://t.co/3pDNY2jlMs
— Bryan Ruby (@socpub) May 11, 2021
This is what the GOP has become. Kinda sad. https://t.co/3L5SZggOwr
— Weaver95 🔋💻 (@weaverXP) May 11, 2021
Thanks for the daily reminder that whack-a-doo conspiracy theorists have no place in public office. You are utterly nonsensical. Now put your crayons away and straighten your foil hat.🤡🤡 #MarjorieTraitorGreen https://t.co/IKvUhGv3U4
— So_Fed_Up (@Food_Voyeur) May 11, 2021
— Dr. Cole McKinnon (@DrMcKinn) May 11, 2021
I think The Fire Greene Act ,would get a lot more support. https://t.co/DlwlFedTdg
— badnude (@badnude2) May 11, 2021
You can’t be serious.🤦♀️
— rebel with a cause @leeannehutcheson (@leeanne_hutch) May 11, 2021
The American people would fire you first
— Maxine Baptiste (@brownsugar7878) May 11, 2021
Is it written in crayon?
— quinn naugle (@qnogg52) May 11, 2021
There needs to be a law against elected officials spreading obvious and harmful lies.
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